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August 24, 2013

“Fifty years ago, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood here and put into mighty words the hopes and dreams and frustrations of millions of Americans, black and white, that the people of this land were not yet fully free – and that none could enjoy the promise of our democracy until all could enjoy it.

August 2, 2013

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today on how little the Republican Leadership has accomplished before adjourning for the month of August. 

August 2, 2013

“I thank the Gentleman for yielding. What a perfect bill this is. Our Republican friends don't like taxes. They don't like the collection of taxes, and, of course, none of us do. And they don't like affordable care for our citizens, quality care for our citizens, accessible care for our citizens. So with this stroke, they can attack both.

August 1, 2013

“I thank the Ranking Member of the Rules Committee, my friend, Ms. Slaughter, for yielding. I want to say I have a great deal of respect for the Gentleman from Oklahoma. But I say that this House is not working.

August 1, 2013

“Well, certainly the strategy has been, and continues to be, to focus on the creation of jobs. We believe that's the number one priority of Americans. We believe it ought to be the number one priority of the Congress, and clearly, as you've seen in recent weeks -- but frankly through the last four and a half years -- it's been the number one priority of the President of the United States. The creation of jobs is critical if we're going to get the country to where it needs to be.

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